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Jul 16, 2014, 20:29 ET
First Lady Michelle Obama greets the crowd at the Unite for Veterans Summit today in Los Angeles. Also on stage are The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles; Matthew Smith, a veteran; and Elise Buik, CEO of United Way of Los Angeles, the event host. (PRNewsFoto/United Way Greater Los Angeles)

First Lady Michelle Obama Headlines United Way's Veterans Summit; Leaders Gather To End Veteran Homelessness And Unemployment In Los Angeles

 Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy hosted the...

Nov 23, 2013, 13:30 ET

United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 7th Annual HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 7th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown Los...

Oct 30, 2013, 11:50 ET

Kobe Bryant Taking Stand Against Homelessness In LA County

WHAT: As part of United Way's campaign to end poverty in L.A. County, the organization will host its 7th Annual HomeWalk, a 5K run/walk to...

Sep 19, 2013, 11:00 ET

Home For Good Funders Collaborative Will Yield Housing For 1,300 Homeless Individuals

 The Home For Good Funders Collaborative today announced that its second year of funding once again exceeds $100 million, generating a total...

Jul 12, 2013, 17:52 ET

Home For Good Calls on Regional Partners to Redouble Efforts to End Chronic and Veteran Homelessness

More than 300 non-profit, government, philanthropic and business leaders convened today to assess new data on chronic and veteran homelessness in...

Jul 09, 2013, 11:00 ET

Home For Good Summit

 More than 300 non-profit, government, philanthropic and business leaders will meet to assess the half-way point of the Los Angeles Business...

Feb 19, 2013, 12:30 ET

Mayors Cory Booker, Rahm Emanuel and Antonio Villaraigosa Headline United Way of Greater Los Angeles' Education Summit

 Three of the country's leading "Education Mayors," Cory Booker (Newark), Rahm Emanuel (Chicago), and Antonio Villaraigosa (L.A.), will gather...

Nov 17, 2012, 13:45 ET

United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 6th Annual Homewalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 6th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk commencing in Exposition Park, in...

Nov 12, 2012, 15:35 ET

Kobe Bryant To Serve As Honorary Chair Of 6th Annual HomeWalk To End Homelessness In L.A. County -- November 17

WHAT: Part of United Way's campaign to end poverty in L.A. County, HomeWalk is a 5K run/walk to raise public awareness and fund solutions...

Nov 09, 2012, 12:00 ET

Post 9/11 Veterans' Returning Home; Thousands At Risk Of Poverty, Unemployment

 United Way of Greater Los Angeles today released its inaugural report on the state of the local Veteran Community, titled Helping Our Heroes:...

Oct 11, 2012, 16:51 ET

6th Annual HomeWalk To End Homelessness Chaired By Lakers Star Kobe Bryant

 For the second straight year, LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant is teaming up with United Way of Greater Los Angeles as Honorary Chair of the 2012...

Jun 14, 2012, 13:31 ET

Edison International and United Way Focus on Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with the Energy Assistance Fund

The majority of renters living in Los Angeles pay between 30 and 50 percent of their income on rent. This staggering statistic, along with the...

Feb 06, 2012, 14:00 ET

2011 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Benefits Working Families With Up to $5,751 in Tax Refunds

 The Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign Partnership and United Way of Greater Los Angeles, the City and...

Nov 19, 2011, 13:30 ET

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 5th Annual HomeWalk

 Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 5th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk commencing in...

Nov 09, 2011, 11:30 ET

Lakers Star Kobe Bryant Joins Over 5,000 People to Fight Homelessness in L.A. County in 5th Annual United Way HomeWalk -- November 19

WHAT: Part of United Way's campaign to end poverty in L.A. County, HomeWalk is a 5K run/walk to raise public awareness and fund solutions to...

Jun 16, 2011, 11:00 ET

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Partners With U.S. and Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce for Hiring Our Heroes Los Angeles Job Fair for County's Homeless Veterans

United Way of Greater Los Angeles is partnering with the U.S. and Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce in connecting 1,500 veterans and their spouses...

Jun 07, 2011, 09:00 ET

Educational System in Los Angeles Requires Significant Change; Report Demonstrates Need for Improved State and District Practices in Order to Attract and Retain Quality Teachers

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles and its partners released the Teacher Quality Roadmap: Improving Policies and Practices in LAUSD, an...

Mar 22, 2011, 16:30 ET

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Keynotes United Way of Greater Los Angeles 2011 Education Summit

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 2011 Education Summit, the largest-ever event focused on education reform in Los Angeles...

Mar 22, 2011, 08:30 ET

United States Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, to Keynote United Way of Greater Los Angeles 2011 Education Summit

WHAT: United Way of Greater Los Angeles 2011 Education Summit, the largest ever event focused on education reform in Los Angeles County....

Mar 08, 2011, 13:41 ET

United States Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, to Keynote United Way of Greater Los Angeles 2011 Education Summit

WHAT: United Way of Greater Los Angeles 2011 Education Summit, the largest ever event focused on education reform in Los Angeles County....

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